Track & Field kicks off 2012 at Long Island Championships
Jan. 21, 2012
South Huntington, N.Y. - Stony Brook's track & field teams kicked off 2012 at the Long Island Championships hosted by St. John's University at St. Anthony's High School. Numerous Seawolves set schools records, recorded personal bests, and qualified for the ECAC/IC4As.
On the men's side, freshman Lamar Hayes (Voorhees, N.J.) set a school record and qualified for the IC4As in the 200 with a time of 22.23. He broke Roger Gill's record, set in 1994. Hayes also ran a personal best 7.22 in the 60.
Freshman Terry Martin (Bloomingburg, N.Y.) won the triple jump with a personal best 13.79m and took second in the 60m hurldes with a new school record of 8.34, breaking Jason Hunt's old mark of 8.46, set in 2002.
The Seawolves also took first and second in the mile, 1,000 and 3,000.
On the women's side, sophomore Olivia Burne (Palmerston North, New Zealand) won the 3,000 in an ECAC qualifying mark of 9:55.65. Senior Patricia Barry (Tipperary, Ireland) also recorded an ECAC qualifying mark (10:01.59).
Junior LaQuashia Hall (New York, N.Y.) set two personal records on the night. She ran a 8.12 in the 60m and a 1:19.00 in the 500.
Sophomore Katie Manzi (Swan Lake, N.J.) took fourth in the 400 (62.96).
The indoor season continues next weekend at the Metropolitan Championships at Manhattan and the Armory.